Category Archives: learn to sew

Dreadful Beginnings? The Joy of Costume Making

Many first-time sewing stories begin with “My {son, daughter, niece, grandson, etc…} wanted to be their very favourite {super hero, super villain, princess, lion, toy train or pizza slice…} for Halloween. How could I say no? So, I learned to … Continue reading

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Remember the “Mend it Better” book that was our give-away last month/March? Well, Joyce of Lethbridge won it! We announced that at the beginning of April but thought you might like to see this pic of Joyce receiving her book … Continue reading

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VICTORIA SHOW HIGHLIGHTS……we share the fun we had in BC’s capital city last weekend

The Victoria Show had a small hiatus so we were thrilled to be back in Victoria after a 2 year gap.  Good to be able to “catch up” with Vancouver Island customers, chat to sewing friends, offer sewing advice, see exciting new … Continue reading

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The Ever-Changing Sewing Class

Where Do You Geek-Out in the Sewisphere? GEEK: (verb) common usage – to engage in or discuss computer-related tasks obsessively or with great attention to technical detail; contemporary usage – a hyper-focus on one’s subject of choice, the never-ending quest to … Continue reading

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